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Does Peppermint Oil Kill or Prevent Lice?

In most homes where lice have dominated, people want to know what can kill or prevent the lice from infesting their area. Unfortunately, killing lice can be challenging despite employing chemical and mechanical technologies. However, Peppermint oil can be a great deal in preventing a lice infestation. Can Peppermint Oil Prevent Lice? Peppermint oil is […]

Do Hair Straighteners Kill Lice?

Do Hair Straighteners Kill Lice?   There are lots of ideas on the internet on how to get rid of head lice at home. From mayonnaise hair masks to kerosene shampoo most of them don’t live up to the hype. We know that heat can be used to treat head lice but can you use […]

What Happens When You Leave Lice Untreated?

Most of us can’t imagine having lice any longer than it takes to treat, but we’ve all heard horror stories about untreated head lice. Leaving head lice untreated can have some serious consequences.    Untreated Head Lice Health Implications Not treating head lice promptly can have many side effects beyond the itching. Lice survive by […]

What to Know About Lice Eggs

What to Know About Lice Eggs?   If you find yourself with head lice, it won’t be long before head lice eggs appear. Head lice eggs, or nits, are the beginning of the lice life cycle and hatch into young louse quickly. Knowing how to look for head lice eggs and how to get rid […]

Post Holiday Head Lice Increase

Post Holiday Head Lice Increase             The time from Thanksgiving to New Years is a busy time filled with shopping, gatherings, and more. After the holidays, everything else seems to begin catching up to us. This included illness and of course head lice. All of the holiday gatherings can be […]

Holiday Head Lice Headache

Holiday Head Lice Headache                     The holiday season is fast approaching, a joyful and fun time of year. Head lice can take that joyful time and turn it into a mess of a headache. We don’t want you to spend the holidays battling head lice and […]

Tips for a Lice Free Halloween

Halloween can be a fun and exciting time, but head lice can easily ruin an exciting time. The fun and spookiness of Halloween can lead to the easy spread of head lice infestations. People gathering and kids playing close together are the perfect mix for head lice. We’ve put together some tips for you to […]

What to Do if There is a Lice Outbreak at Your School

School has been back in session for a while now and along with it head lice outbreaks. Head lice return to school just like your children every year and can wreak havoc on your children’s classroom. If there is a lice outbreak at your school, there is plenty you can do to prevent an infestation. […]

Can Lice Spread in Swimming Pools?

Summer is in full swing and that means lots of family fun days in the pool. Gathering with friends and family to cool off from the summer heat can be just what is needed. But when head lice infestations begin to spread, is swimming worth the risk? Can lice spread in swimming pools? Does Pool […]